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Archie is devastated to learn of the death of his beloved aunt. He makes the long journey to the home she's left him in the Outer Hebrides and a new day brings renewed hope for Archie and his dog.

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: Archie

    Directed by: Ainslie HENDERSON

    Ainslie Henderson is a writer/director/animator who in 2012 was awarded a BAFTA for his co-writing of "The Making of Longbird". His films "I Am Tom Moody" and "Monkey Love Experiments" were both nominated for a BAFTA and have won over 60 international festival awards, including Best British Short at Encounters, Disney, Best Student Film at Ottawa, the Special Jury Award at Annecy and Edinburgh International Film Festival's McLaren Award. He has a particular love for stop-motion animation.

    Country: United Kingdom

    Year of production: 2019

    Running time: 04 min 44 s

  • Technique

    Category: Short film

    Techniques used: Puppets

    Process: Colour

    Target public: Family

  • Credits

    Directed by: Ainslie HENDERSON

    Production: YOUNG FILMS, Christopher YOUNG

    Based on: "Archie"

    Script: Domenica More Gordon

    Animation: Julia McLean, Sam Turner

    Compositing: Will Anderson

    Music: Rachel Portman

    Sound: Keith Duncan